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IIT Kanpur - JoSAA Seat Allotment, Cutoff, Fees, Result, Admission 2023

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IIT Kanpur Latest Updates

September 22, 2023 4:01 PM

IIT Kanpur awards its faculty members who have completed 25 years of service at the institute on September 20, 2023. 

September 21, 2023 12:23 PM

The JEE Main 2024 dates for session 1 are from January 24 to February 1, 2024 (session 1) and April 1 to 15, 2024 (session 2) for IIT Kanpur BTech admission. 

September 18, 2023 12:46 PM

IIT Kanpur is conducting a training programme on PYTHON for Machine Learning, Neural Networks and Deep Learning from December 2 to 22, 2023.

September 15, 2023 10:35 AM

For IIT Kanpur’s E-Master’s admissions in 2023, the scores of the GATE exam will not be a mandatory criterion. 

September 13, 2023 1:34 PM

The Startup Incubation and Innovation Centre of IIT Kanpur is conducting “Hackathon - EngSUI Startup Innovation Quest’ where it is providing funding support of up to Rs 5 crore to potential startups. The last date of registration is September 15, 2023. 

September 11, 2023 11:20 AM

IIT Kanpur conducted ‘AlmaKonnect’ on September 8, 2023. Mr Sandeep Nigam was the host of the session and explained the importance of yoga and mindfulness for a positive life. 

September 5, 2023 12:14 PM

IIT Kanpur MSc Admission: The IIT JAM 2024 registration has commenced on September 5, 2023. The last date to apply is October 13, 2023.

September 1, 2023 6:27 PM

IIT Kanpur’s Startup Incubation and Innovation Centre (SIIC) signs an MoU with the Uttar Pradesh University of Medical Sciences on August 29, 2023, to contribute towards Healthcare Innovation. 

August 31, 2023 6:26 PM

For IIT Kanpur MTech admissions, the GATE 2024 registration has commenced from August 30, 2023. 

August 29, 2023 6:25 PM

The 1st phase of IIT Kanpur’s ‘Udghosh: National Open School Quiz’ concluded on August 27, 2023, and the 2nd phase concluded on September 3, 2023. 

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IIT Kanpur Overview

IIT Kanpur Admission: The dates for the JEE Main 2024 exam have been released by the National Testing Agency on the site The exam will be held in 2 sessions from January 24 to February 1, 2024 (session 1) and April 1 to 15, 2024 (session 2). 

For M.Sc admission to the institute, the IIT JAM 2024 registrations officially started on September 5, 2023, through the site The deadline for submission of the form is October 13, 2023. In order to register for the exam, candidates must provide a working email address and mobile phone number. For IIT Kanpur MSc admissions, the JAM 2024 exam will take place on February 11, 2024. For MTech admissions, the GATE 2024 registration process is also underway since August 30, 2023, and will conclude on September 29, 2023 (without a late fee) and October 13, 2023 (with a late fee). For IIT Kanpur MTech admission, the GATE exam will be conducted on February 3, 4, 10, and, 11, 2024. 

The IIT Kanpur ranking 2023 as per the NIRF 2023 Rankings is 1st rank for the Innovations category, 4th for the Engineering category, 6th for the Research category, 23rd for the Management category, and 5th for the Overall category. The NIRF 2023 score for the Engineering category is 80.65, 71.33 for Research, 60.63 for Management and 77.23 for the Overall category. The NIRF Ranking 2023 for IIT Kanpur for the overall category has remained the same. It was ranked 4th in the Engineering category along with a score of 82.56. While all the other rankings of the institute as per the NIRF have remained consistent, the 

IIT Kanpur courses are offered in BTech, B.Sc, MTech, M.Des, M.Sc, MBA, and, PhD. The BTech course of the institute is the flagship course and its fee is Rs 8.38 lakh. Admission to the BTech course is based on the JEE Advanced exam followed by the JoSAA Counselling. Candidates with a rank of 200-250 are shortlisted for the course. Further, the IIT Kanpur fee structure ranges from Rs 44,150 to Rs 8.38 lakh.  

At present, the institute has 4,500 students in the UG courses and 2,000 students in the PG courses. For the PhD courses, 2,100 students are enrolled in the institute. Moreover, the IIT Kanpur faculty includes 47 visiting faculty members and 555 permanent faculty members. The institute published 2,021 research publications in 2022 and has filed 884 patents to date. The IIT Kanpur campus is one of India's biggest campuses. The campus's entire size is 1055 acres. The BTech programme is the flagship course. Additionally, the institute launched SURGE IIT Kanpur, a novel educational programme. IIT Kanpur's ranking for QS 2023 is 66 and the score is 52.4. 

 The IIT Kanpur placements are also top-notch with more than 200 reputed companies participating in the placement drive. Some of IIT Kanpur's top recruiters are Ola, Cognizant, KPMG, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, Godrej, Amazon, Accenture, Google, Microsoft, TCS, Reliance Jio, Intel, Uber, Axtria, etc. IIT Kanpur has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15:9, with a faculty strength of 413 highly experienced members and a student population of 6478 students. The institute was established in 1959 as part of the Kanpur Indo-American Program as one of the earliest Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT). It was formed with the aid of a group of nine research universities in the United States.

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IIT Kanpur Highlights

Various details about the institute are mentioned below.

IIT Kanpur Details

Institute NameIndian Institute of Technology
Short NameIIT
Establishment Year1959
Ownership TypeGovernment
LocationKalyanpur, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh
Campus Size1037 acre
NIRF Ranking 2022
  • Fourth in Engineering Category
  • Fifth Overall
  • Sixth for Research
No. of Courses Offered75+
Flagship CourseB.Tech
Admission ProcessMerit and Entrance Exam Based
Entrance Exams AcceptedJEE Advanced, GATE, CAT, IIT JAM, CEED, JRF, NEET
Scholarships offered
  • Merit-cum-Means (MCM) Scholarships
  • Donor Scholarships
  • External Scholarships
  • Sports Scholarships
Highest PackageRs 1.2 CPA
Popular recruitersGraviton Trading, QuantBox, Microsoft, IBM, HSBC, etc.
No. of Faculty413
Student Population6478
Student-Faculty Ratio15:9
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IIT Kanpur Top Courses & Fees

B.Tech13 CoursesAnnual Fee2,48,634
B.Tech+M.Tech6 CoursesAnnual Fee2,23,284
BS5 CoursesAnnual Fee2,48,634
BSc3 CoursesAnnual FeeN/A
B.Tech+MBA1 CoursesAnnual Fee1,24,000
M.Tech14 CoursesAnnual Fee48,384
MS8 CoursesAnnual Fee48,384
MSc4 CoursesAnnual Fee2,48,634
MBA1 CoursesAnnual Fee94,317
MSc+PhD1 CoursesAnnual FeeN/A
M.Des1 CoursesAnnual Fee48,384
PhD18 CoursesAnnual FeeN/A
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IIT Kanpur Course and Fees

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur offers B.Tech, BS, M.Tech, MS, MBA, M.Sc, PhD, and dual-degree programs at the bachelor's, master's, and doctoral levels. At the undergraduate, graduate, postgraduate, and doctorate levels, the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur offers roughly 75 different courses. Undergraduate programs at the IIT Kanpur are three years long, postgraduate programs are two years long, and doctoral programs are two to three years long. Admission to all the IIT Kanpur courses is merit-based along with which a valid entrance exam score will be required. For some courses, shortlisted candidates will even have to go through a group discussion session and a personal interview. 

IIT Kanpur Fee Structure and Course List

CoursesTotal FeesDuration
B.E/ B.TechRs 8.38 lakh4 years
B.ScRs 8.38 lakh4-5 years
M.E/ M.TechRs 44,150 - 1.71 lakh2 years
M.ScRs 44,150 - 1.21 lakh2-5 years
MBA/ PGDMRs 3.6 - 13.5 lakh1-2 years
PhDRs 48,5503-5 years
M.DesRs 77,0002 years
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IIT Kanpur Rankings 2023Ranking Publisher NIRF

  • Overall#5
  • Management#23
  • Engineering#4
  • Research#6

IIT Kanpur Overall NIRF Ranking 2023

  • OVERALLCombined scores base on institute performance.
  • TLRStrong emphasis on quality education and adequate resources.
  • RPActive engagement in research, high-quality publications, and strong professional collaborations.
  • GOGood placement and higher study opportunities for students, high median salary, and admissions into top universities.
  • OIFocus on diversity, inclusivity, and facilities for disadvantaged and physically challenged students.
  • PRPositive perception among employers, research investors, and academic peers.

IIT Kanpur Management NIRF Ranking 2023

  • OVERALLCombined scores base on institute performance.
  • TLRStrong emphasis on quality education and adequate resources.
  • RPActive engagement in research, high-quality publications, and strong professional collaborations.
  • GOGood placement and higher study opportunities for students, high median salary, and admissions into top universities.
  • OIFocus on diversity, inclusivity, and facilities for disadvantaged and physically challenged students.
  • PRPositive perception among employers, research investors, and academic peers.

IIT Kanpur Engineering NIRF Ranking 2023

  • OVERALLCombined scores base on institute performance.
  • TLRStrong emphasis on quality education and adequate resources.
  • RPActive engagement in research, high-quality publications, and strong professional collaborations.
  • GOGood placement and higher study opportunities for students, high median salary, and admissions into top universities.
  • OIFocus on diversity, inclusivity, and facilities for disadvantaged and physically challenged students.
  • PRPositive perception among employers, research investors, and academic peers.

IIT Kanpur Research NIRF Ranking 2023

  • OVERALLCombined scores base on institute performance.
  • OIFocus on diversity, inclusivity, and facilities for disadvantaged and physically challenged students.
  • PRPositive perception among employers, research investors, and academic peers.
  • QNRStrong emphasis on research conducted using quantitative methods and data analysis.
  • QLRFocus on research conducted using qualitative methods, including interviews, observations, and textual analysis.
  • SFCActive involvement of both students and faculty in research activities.

IIT Kanpur Rankings

  • The IIT Kanpur NIRF Ranking 2023 is 1st rank for the Innovations category, 4th for the Engineering category, 5th for the Overall category, 23rd for the Management category, and, 6th for the Research category. Moreover, the scores of the institute as per the NIRF Ranking list of 2023 are 80.65 for the Engineering category, 71.33 for Research, 60.63 for Management and 77.23 for the Overall category. 
  • Ranked fourth under the Engineering category by NIRF 2021
  • Ranked fifth among Indian Universities 2022.
  • IIT Kanpur received an All-India rank five in engineering by the Ministry of Human Resource Development.
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IIT Kanpur Admission Process 2023

The college provides a variety of courses at the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral levels. Classes are taught in-depth to ensure that students fully comprehend the concepts. Because critical thinking is encouraged at the IITs, the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpuralso being one, offers curiosity-based learning. Such reflection aids the student's ability to think more broadly.IITK's training enables students to test their limits. The IIT K admissions are done based on merit as well as the candidate's performance in certain entrance exams like JEE Advanced for B.Tech, CAT for MBA, GATE for M.Tech, IIT JAM for M.Sc, CEED for M.Des, etc. Candidates must have valid scores on previous qualifying exams, entrance exams, written tests, and personal interviews to be considered for the IIT Kanpur admissions.

IIT Kanpur Eligibility Criteria 2023

CoursesEligibility CriteriaDuration
B.E/ B.Tech

10+2: 60%

Exams: JEE Advanced

4 years

10+2: 50%

Exams: JEE Advanced

4-5 years
M.E/ M.Tech

Graduation: 55-65%

Exams: GATE

2 years

Graduation: 55-75%

Exams: JEE Advanced, CSIR NET, GATE, IIT JAM

2-5 years

10+2: 60 %

Graduation: 60 %

Exams: GATE, CAT

1-2 years
PhDExams: GATE, NET, CAT, CEED, JRF3-5 years
M.DesExams: CEED2 years

IIT Kanpur Application Process 2023

The application process is the same for all of the college's courses. Candidates must fill up and apply for the entrance exam. Candidates for B.Tech must complete the JEE Mains application form, while candidates for M.Tech must complete the GATE admission test.

IIT Kanpur Application Form 2023

Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur PG admission 2023, and IIT Kanpur UG admission 2023 are available. Candidates interested in attending the college can apply for the necessary entrance tests.

Documents Needed for the IIT Kanpur Application Process 2023

  • Scanned images of a colour photograph and a birth certificate with the date of birth
  • If applicable, a certificate of caste
  • Certificate of classification
  • Scanned copies of the certificate of completion and the qualifying mark sheet
  • Scanned documents of the scorecard from the entrance examination
  • a certificate of migration
  • Certificate of transfer

Steps to Apply for Admission to Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur:

The IIT Kanpur application form for the courses can be filled out and submitted online. Candidates must apply for the applicable admission exam before applying to the institute. Following the admission exam results release, candidates must attend JoSAA or CSAB counselling. The college conducts offline campus verification of documents after the counselling procedure is completed.

The steps to apply are as follows:

  • Candidates must first go to the college's official online page to apply online.
  • Choose the course you want and go to the "Apply Online" button.
  • By entering all of the requested information, they will be able to register for the first time.
  • Log in with their identities and fill out the application form completely and accurately.
  • After paying the application cost via the online payment method, submit the application form.
  • The cost structure for the Indian Institute of Technology may be found on the college's official website.

IIT Kanpur Entrance Exams

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur,along with the other IITs and IISc, holds entrance tests for undergraduate and postgraduate admission and pre-qualification.

  • For B.Tech Admission, JEE (Advanced Joint Entrance Examination) is required.
  • Admission to M.Tech and PhD programs through GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering).
  • Admission to M.Des and PhD programs requires passing the CEED (Common Entrance Exam for Design).
  • M.Sc. Admission JAM (Joint Admission Test)
  • Admission to M.S, M.Sc., and PhD programs via COGJET (Cognitive Science Joint Entrance Test).
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IIT Kanpur Admission 2024 Important Dates

For IIT Kanpur course admissions to BTech, the JEE Main 2024 schedule is out. Candidates can check the dates for the same below. 

JEE Main 2024 Dates for IIT Kanpur BTech Admission

Event Dates for Session 1 Dates for Session 2 
Registration startsNovember 2023March 2024
Exam date for JEE Main 2024January 24 to February 1, 2024April 1 to 15, 2024


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IIT Kanpur Cut Off 2023

IIT Kanpur JoSAA B.Tech Round 6 Cutoff 2023: The JoSAA Round 4 Cutoff was released on July 28, 2023 as the result was announced the day before. Candidates can check the IIT Kanpur JoSAA Round 6 Cutoff For B.Tech All Specialisation in the table along pdf before including the details such as seat type, gender, opening rank and closing rank.  

IIT Kanpur B.Tech Cutoff 2023 for Round 6

IIT Kanpur JEE Main B.Tech Cutoff for Round 6Click Here 
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IIT Kanpur Placements 2022

The IIT Kanpur placement drive for 2022 has observed the participation of more recruiters visiting the campus. The number of placement offers has increased compared to the last year. In 2021, 821 offers were made on phase one of the IIT Kanpur placements this year it increased significantly with 1,300 offers. Even the highest domestic salary package saw a significant rise of approximately 46.34% in comparison to 2021. Quant-Box on the 2021 placement at IIT Kanpur gave a package of Rs 82 LPA and Rs 80 LPA, which were the highest salary offered that year. This year the highest salary rose to Rs 1.2 CPA. Students were provided excellent domestic placement offers from Apple, Google, Microsoft, and Cohesity, with Apple and Cohesity offering a package of Rs 60 LPA. Microsoft is one of the most active recruiters, other top recruiters of IIT Kanpur include Google, Apple, Intel, Axis Vmoc, Amazon, Zomato, ICICI Bank, etc.

IIT Kanpur Placement Statistics 2022

Given below are the IIT Kanpur placement statistics in a tabular format:

Companies Participated287
No. of Offers Made1,300
No. of Offers Accepted1,100
No. of International Offers47
Start-ups Participated16
No. of PPOs207
Highest International PackageRs 2.06 CPA
Highest Domestic PackageRs 1.2 CPA
Top RecruitersMicrosoft, Google, Goldman Sachs, Axtria, Ola, etc.

IIT Kanpur Placement Cell

All parts of placements at the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur are handled by the Students' Placement Office (SPO), which is run and managed by efficient office personnel and students. The SPO team assists recruiters in every way imaginable, from contacting organizations to organizing all logistics of preparing for exams, pre-placement conversations, and performing final interviews. SPO's hospitality and operation are praised and favourably accepted by the visitors.

IIT Kanpur Internships

IIT Kanpur's Entrepreneurship Cell runs a Start-up Internship Program. They hope to collaborate with entrepreneurs through SIP who are willing to give internship chances to students. It's been 12 years since SIP was launched, and it's still going strong. Analytics, Design, Data Science, Engineering, Business Development, Finance, Consulting, and Marketing are areas where Summer Interns can be hired. SIP aids companies with student recruitment by offering tools and infrastructure, from resume distribution to conducting interviews and testing.

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IIT Kanpur Vs IIT Kharagpur

IIT Kanpur Vs IIT Kharagpur - Both IIT Kanpur and IIT Kharagpur are prominent names in the IIT ecosystem. However, if we consider IIT Kanpur Vs IIT Kharagpur for B.Tech or any other course, both these institutes have their distinct characteristics and achievements. For example, IIT Kanpur ranked 4th in the engineering category in the NIRF Ranking List 2023, while IIT Kharagpur was in 5th place in the same. Similarly, if we talk about IIT Kanpur Vs IIT Kharagpur for MBA, the number of MBA specialisations, MBA fees, MBA seats, and MBA placements, all are different for these two institutes.  

Highlighted here are some salient features of IIT Kanpur Vs IIT Kharagpur in terms of courses offered, fees structure, intake capacity, placements and more that will help you take a decisive step.  

IIT Kanpur Vs IIT Kharagpur for B.Tech

ParticularsIIT KanpurIIT Kharagpur
B.Tech FeesRs 1,38,685 (at the time of admission)Rs 1,33,838 (at the time of admission)
B.Tech Specialisations
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Biological Sciences & Bioengineering
  • Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science & Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Materials Science & Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Agricultural and Food Engineering
  • Biotechnology and Biochemical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics and Electrical Communication Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering, Instrumentation Engineering
  • Manufacturing Science and Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
  • Mining Engineering
  • Ocean Engineering and Naval Architecture
Course Duration4 Years4 Years
Mode of StudyRegular, Full-timeRegular, Full-time
Total Seats929941
NIRF Rankings 20234th (Engineering category)6th (Engineering category)
Highest Package Rs 119 LPA Rs 268 LPA
Average PackageRs 45 LPARs 15.45 LPA

IIT Kanpur Vs IIT Kharagpur for BS

ParticularsIIT KanpurIIT Kharagpur
BS FeesRs 1,37,585 (at the time of admission)Rs 1,33,838 (at the time of admission)
BS Specialisations
  • Chemistry
  • Economics
  • Mathematics and Scientific Computing
  • Physics
  • Earth Sciences
  • Statistics and Data Science
  • Chemistry
  • Economics
  • Physics 
  • Mathematics and Computing
  • Applied Geology
  • Exploration Geophysics
Course Duration4 Years4 Years
Mode of StudyRegular, Full-timeRegular, Full-time
Total Seats281319

IIT Kanpur Vs IIT Kharagpur for MBA

ParticularsIIT KanpurIIT Kharagpur
MBA FeesRs 1,08,685 (at the time of admission)Rs 3,80,834 (at the time of admission)
MBA Specialisations
  • Finance
  • Operations
  • IT and Analytics Strategy
  • Marketing 
  • Economics
  • Human Resources
  • Finance
  • Economics and Strategy
  • Business Analytics and Information Science
  • Marketing
  • Operations
Course Duration2 Years
Mode of StudyRegular, Full-timeRegular, Full-time
Total SeatsNo upper limit on the size of the batch200
NIRF Rankings 202323rd (Management category)14th (Management category)
Highest Package Rs 22 LPA Rs 31.89 LPA
Average PackageRs 16.6 LPARs 19.36 LPA

IIT Kanpur Vs IIT Kharagpur for M.Sc-PhD

ParticularsIIT KanpurIIT Kharagpur
M.Sc-PhD FeesRs 42,925 (at the time of admission)Rs 32,981 (at the time of admission)
M.Sc-PhD Specialisations
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Geology
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Geophysics
  • Medical Physics
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Molecular Medical Microbiology
Course Duration5 Years5 Years
Mode of StudyRegular, Full-timeRegular, Full-time
Total Seats20239

IIT Kanpur Vs IIT Kharagpur for PhD

ParticularsIIT KanpurIIT Kharagpur
PhD FeesRs 41,185 (at the time of admission)Rs 31,000 - 35,000 (at the time of admission)
PhD Specialisations
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Biological Sciences and Bio-Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Cognitive Science
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Design
  • Earth Sciences
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Economic Sciences
  • Humanities and Social Sciences (English, Philosophy, Psychology and Sociology)
  • Management Sciences
  • Materials Science and Engineering
  • Materials Science
  • Mathematics (including Statistics)
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Nuclear Engineering and Technology
  • Photonics Science and Engineering
  • Physics
  • Sustainable Energy Engineering
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Agricultural and Food Engineering
  • Architecture and Regional Planning
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics and Electrical Communication Engineering
  • Geology and Geophysics
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Industrial and Systems Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
  • Mining Engineering
  • Ocean Engineering and Naval Architecture
  • Physics
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Advanced Technology Development
  • Oceans, Rivers, Atmosphere and Land Science
  • Computational and Data Sciences
  • Cryogenic Engineering
  • Indian Knowledge Systems
  • Science of Happiness, Petroleum Engineering
  • Materials Science
  • Rubber Technology
  • Rural Development
  • Bioenergy and Renewables
  • Safety Engineering & Analytic
  • Bio-science
  • Energy Science and Engineering
  • Environmental Science and Engineering
  • Nano Science and Technology
  • Telecommunication
  • Engineering Entrepreneurship
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Infrastructure Design and Management
  • Medical Science and Technology
  • Water Resources Management
  • Quality and Reliability
  • Management  
Course Duration3 Years-6 Years3 Years-6 Years
Mode of StudyRegular, Full-timeRegular, Full-time
Total SeatsDiffers from year to yearDiffers from year to year
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IIT Kanpur Result 2023

The IIT Kanpur result 2023 for JEE Advanced will be applicable for admission to its B.Tech, B.Arch, as well as integrated courses. The IIT JEE Advanced Result 2023 has been released. The result has been on the official website Candidates can access the results using their date of birth, phone number, and, roll number on this site. 

Step 1: Visit the official website

Step 2: Enter the required information like the date of birth, username, password, and, mobile number. 

Step 3: Click on the ‘Submit’ button and the JEE Advanced Result will be displayed. 

Step 4: Download the scorecard for future reference. 

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IIT Kanpur Admission Helpline

Before picking the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur as their future college, an aspirant should be aware of the following points:

Phone NumberUG - 0512-259 7335 PG - 0512-259 7412; 0512-259 7412
E-mailUG - PG -;
AddressIIT, Kalyanpur, Kanpur -208016
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IIT Kanpur Scholarships

Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpurhelps qualified students with financial aid. The financial assistance program assures that a deserving student's financial difficulties do not hinder them from attending the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. More information on the IIT Kanpur scholarships can be found below.

Merit Cum Means Scholarship

It's a merit-based scholarship with a financial requirement. Students receive complete tuition remission and a monthly pocket allowance of Rs 1,000 for the duration of the program. Beneficiaries must maintain a CPI of 6.5 or higher. If the CPI rises above 6.5, the pocket allowance is eliminated (but remains above 6.0). A student only needs to submit a copy of their parent's income tax return to be considered for the prize. This prize is available to students from other than the category (SC/ST) who have a parent's annual income of fewer than 4.5 lakhs.

Inspire Scholarship

The Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur receives an annual stipend of Rs 30,000 per semester (Rs 60,000 annually) and a Rs 20,000 research grant. This reward is open to students in the Chemistry, Physics, and Mathematics departments who have an AIR of 10,000 or higher on the standard merit list. It is a merit-based award, and recipients must have a CPI of at least 6.0 to qualify. Students must submit an undertaking to the SSPC each semester to be eligible for any other scholarship.

Scholarships from Donors

Donor Scholarships are given to worthy and underprivileged students by the institute. There were a total of 115 scholarships given out.

Scholarship for a Free-Basic Mess

This scholarship is available to students who fall into the (SC/ST) category and have an annual household income of fewer than 4.5 lakhs. The Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur scholarship covers the cost of a basic food plan and a stipend.

Scholarships from outside sources

Students at the institute are assisted in securing external scholarships. As part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Digital India program, the Government of India (GoI) has created the National Scholarship Portal (NSP), which allows students to access detailed information on a variety of GoI scholarships.

Scholarship for Athletics

IIT Kanpurstudents who display leadership in sports-related activities that lead to development, progress, and increased engagement in various sports will be awarded a maximum of 20 scholarships for Rs 1,000 per month for nine months. Furthermore, participation in Inter-IIT and other external sports events displays athletic excellence.

Academic Achievement Awards

The institute awards several academic excellence prizes to its students for their academic achievements. These awards are given to deserving Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur students who have achieved a CPI of 8.5 or better in the previous academic year. The CPI (API) for the last academic year is only determined for that academic year.

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IIT Kanpur Campus and Infrastructure

The Indian Institute of Technology Kanpuris a 420-hectare campus on the Grand Trunk Road, 15 kilometres (9.3 miles) west of Kanpur City (1,000 acres). Uttar Pradesh donated this land in 1960, and the institute moved to its current location in March 1963. According to the NIRF 2022,IIT Kanpuris ranked as India's fourth top engineering college. As a birthplace of computer science education, IIT Kanpur started its journey of teaching computer science by using IBM computers. Over the years it has grown and now is one of the country's largest campuses. The institute now has 3938 undergraduate and 2540 graduate students enrolled. The IIT Kanpur campus covers a total of 1055 acres and contains 108 structures.

IIT Kanpur Facilities

For a better learning experience, students at the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur have access to the latest amenities. A book club, library, computer centre, and other amenities are available on campus. Below are some additional details about to IIT Kanpur campus.

Computer centre: All of the institute's facilities, as well as massive clusters of project PIs, office automation servers, the telephone exchange, and other institute servers, are housed in five data centres with precise air conditioning. All CC facilities have 24-hour uninterrupted electricity thanks to a UPS system and a diesel generator. The entire facility is open 24 hours, seven days a week.

Hostel: TheIIT Kanpur hostel is outstanding, with offices such as a TV room, reading room, and mess facility, as well as sporting facilities such as a basketball court, football field, badminton court, volleyball court, a computer centre, and a canteen.

Library: It offers a great library with a high-speed PC network that allows users to access library e-assets anytime from anywhere. There are 274,362 books and 1955 diaries at the IIT Kanpur library.

Community Centre: The two Community Centres (ComC-1 and ComC-2) are primarily intended to provide a venue for Institute staff to engage in recreational activities such as sports, private ceremonies such as weddings, and social/religious group activities. On the wedding grounds, the receptions are placed. Recreational amenities are available in the two community centres' rooms 2 and 3. Private ceremonies and social and religious events can be held in Rooms 4, 5, and 6 and the courtyard and its facilities.

Book Club: To accommodate various tastes, the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur maintains a diverse collection of books.

The other facilities offered at the IIT Kanpur campus are Gliding Club, Gymnasium, Nursery, Swimming Pool, Bus Service, Lecture Hall and other Transport Facilities.

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IIT Kanpur Awards

  • Fulkerson Prize
  • Goedel Prize
  • Humboldt Research Award
  • TWAS Prize
  • Padma Shri
  • Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar
  • Infosys Prize
  • National J C Bose Fellowship
  • Other Awards
  • Young Faculty Award
  • Scopus Young Scientists
  • Swaranajayanti
  • Indian National Science Academy (INSA)-Medal for Young Scientist
  • Indian Academy of Science (IASc)-Young Associate
  • Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE)-Young Engineer Award
  • National Academy of Sciences (NASI)-Young Scientist Award
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IIT Kanpur Academic and Industry Collaborations

MoU Signed

  • "Studies on voltage stability and small signal oscillation monitoring of power systems" MoU signed between IIT Kanpur and GE India Technology Centre Private Limited.
  • "Studies relating to design, validation, operation in the areas of HVDC, FACTS PMU’s protective Relays using Real time digital simulator and other simulation tools to enhance the performance of the grid" MoU signed between IIT Kanpur and Power Grid Corporation of India Limited
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IIT Kanpur Notable Alumni

IIT Kanpur Faculty

Related Questions


priyal gogna, Student / Alumni

-Answered on Mar-31-2023
The fee for most of the B Teh programs is Rs 120000 per semester. These are the scholarships the university offers. LPUNEST, Marks based (for previous two qualifying Exams), Performance in other National Level Entrance tests, Performance in Sports, Performance in Cultural and Co-curricular Activities. Social Service, R&D and Bravery Activities. Special Scholarship for Toppers of Education Board, LPUNEST Study Grant Financial Aid : for Defense /CAPF and their dependents, Orphan Candidates, Persons with certain disabilities, Minorities, Transgender, Non Traditional student, Need Based-Financial Aid, EWS scholarship for those whose family income is less than 5 lacs, Single girl child, Single Mother and Tibetan students studying in CTA schools and Vidya Bharti Akhil Bhartiya Shiksha Sansthan. Aerospace Engineering is a reputed course and a leading program in terms of service to aerospace technology by constantly trying to maintain and improve existing components of aircrafts and spacecraft elements and introducing new methods and techniques to enhance their functioning and structural alignment. LPU students bagged a highest of Rs ₹ 31 LPA. The average salary was ₹ 4.2 lpa while internship was Rs 48000. The companies that came to LPU campus for recruitment were : Unominda, Altair, Dharam Consulting, Collins India, Hettich India, MVM Industries, Ashok Leyland, Bosch and Siemens Home Appliances, Volkswagen, Punjab Renewable Energy Systems, Wabag, Imperial Society of Innovative Engineers, Steelstrips Wheels, TCI, Spectraforce Technologies, Voltas, Cognizant, Capgemini, Code Nation, DXC Technology, and many more


-Answered on Nov-17-2015

FAQs about IIT Kanpur

Is the schedule for JEE Main 2023 released?

Yes, the official schedule for JEE Main exam in 2023 has been released by the National Testing Agency (NTA). The exam will be held in two sessions. Session 1 will be from January 24, 2023, to January 31, 2023. The JEE Main session 2 will be held from April 6, 2023, to April 12, 2023. 


What is the JEE Main 2023 exam date?

The JEE Main 2023 exam date session 1 will be January 24, 25, 27, 28, 29, 30, and 31, 2023. The examination for 2nd session will be held on April 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, and 12, 2023. 

What is the date for JEE Main 2023 registration?

The online application for JEE Main 2023 session 1 started on December 15, 2022, and the last date to apply for the same is January 12, 2023. Moreover, the JEE Main session 2 online application will begin on February 7, 2023, and the last date of application for session 2 is March 7, 2023.


When will the JEE Main 2023 admit card be released?

The JEE Main exam admit card will release in the 3rd week of January 2023 for session 1. The admit card for the 2nd session will release in last week of March 2023.


Where can I get the JEE Main 2023 application form?

The application form for JEE Main 2023 will be available on the website This is the official website of National Testing Agency (NTA), the conducting body of JEE Main exam.

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